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February 27, 2012, 9:52 am
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Wife went to pick it up and "service advisor" stated and noted on invoice to
replace the Heater Control Board. Quoted $300 if they rebuild or $900 if new.
Called and questioned. S/A said this is common problem when complaint of no
heat is received on these.
I made no complaint just wanted the thermostat R&R and that was it. Why and
how did they test this? Tech always tests and said insufficient heat was
S/A repeated the tech tested and said it was bad and didn't know any more. We
went round robin for awhile and finally S/A stated to try it for awhile and
Car now warms up as normal and exhibits normal thermostat operation according
to temp gauge.
Heat control operates normally as does temperature control.
1. How does one test this?
2. Is this a known failure?
3. The price of a rebuild? I got the impression they soldered same traces.
4. Any other thoughts?
Thanks in advance,
Re: 2003 Highlander - Heater Control Board questions - a REAL question
That sounds like a real issue!! It seems to be happening a lot.
I guess the obd 2 wont tell you if the heater control board is
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